Monthly Archives: August 2015

Review Bimbilla curfew ahead of assembly elections – Residents

Aspiring assembly members in Bimbilla in the Northern Region are worried the curfew imposed on the town will affect the assembly elections in the area. Residents of Bimbilla have been observing a 4pm to 6am curfew after recent clashes left about a dozen people dead in the area. Some aspiring Assembly Members told Citi News the district level elections will witness low ...

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I’m committed to IMF’s 3-year fiscal consolidation plan – Mahama

President John Mahama has stated that government will continue to regulate its expenditure as it aims to achieve fiscal consolidation within the three years under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program. “We have a strong commitment and I have a personal resolve as President to achieve fiscal consolidation over the next three years in which we are in an IMF ...

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African continent: a gold mine for renewable energy, yet unable to power herself

African continent could become a gold mine for renewable energy due to abundant solar and wind resources. The continent is endowed with substantial renewable energy resources. It has 1.1 gigawatts of hydropower capacity, 9000megawatt of geothermal potential and abundant biomass, solar and significant wind potential. According to UNIDO, about 50% of Africa’s hydropower potential of just over 1750Twh has been ...

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UCL: Valencia make Spanish history as they qualify for group stage

Spain became the first nation to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in a single season after Valencia squeezed past Monaco 4-3 on aggregate in the play-off round despite a 2-1 defeat at the French side on Tuesday. Valencia joined holders Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla, who gained an automatic berth as last season’s winners ...

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Nazir’s laptop revealed he consumed extremist religious content – Family

The family of the 25-year-old university graduate who has joined terrorist group, Islamic State (IS) in Iraq says he had been expressing extremist views prior to his departure. Chief Editor at the Daily Guide newspaper, Alhaji AR Gomda, who is close to the family, says an examination of Nazir Nortei Alema’s laptop revealed he had been consuming extremist content on the ...

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London police arrest another Arik Air crew with cocaine

A crew member of Arik Air,  Chika Egwu Udensi, was on Monday night apprehended at Heathrow Airport, London, for allegedly peddling substances suspected to be cocaine. Spokesman of Arik Air, Ola Adebanji confirmed the latest arrest. He said the crew member was arrested by the UK Border Force in connection with alleged possession of items suspected to be banned substances. ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 faces stylus issue

Some early adopters of a new Samsung phone have said the device’s stylus suffers from a design flaw. The S-Pen stylus for Galaxy Note 5 models can be stored within the body of the phone, but when inserted upside down it appears to snag on an internal mechanism. Users have reported that when the stylus is then forcibly removed it ...

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Commercial drivers to embark on another strike

A group of commercial drivers calling itself Committed Drivers Association of Ghana, has given notice of a planned sit-down strike on Monday. The drivers are protesting what they say is an overwhelming increment in insurance fees. A similar action over the same reasons by the drivers some months ago brought Accra to a standstill and left many passengers stranded.The Ghana Insurers ...

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We might often think of women as the ones who have to put a lot of thought into their style and grooming. However, the truth is that men have just as much to consider. From “beard or no beard” to whether or not to follow the trends, men have plenty to think about when they’re trying to stay in style. ...

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How to get over your ex boyfriend? 10 Things you can do today

Getting over an ex can be hard and it can take months before you really start to heal. It doesn’t even matter who dumped who, you can’t just wipe someone that you have cared for from your mind. You probably have a load of unanswered questions too, like could you have done more, or why did he do what he ...

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